London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
FIVE JADE DAGGER-FORM PENDANTS, WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (1100-771BC)
comprising a grey-green jade pendant, heavily altered to white; a dark olive green jade dagger pendant with humanised mask handle; an opaque brown jade pendant with rectangular ridge handle; and two smaller dagger pendants with humanised mask handles, one of mottled grey and green tone, the other of yellowish green tone -- the first, 2 5/8in. (6.7cm.) high. (5)
First: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Second: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963; Third and Fourth: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Fifth: C.T. Loo & Co., New York. Frank Caro, New York, prior to 1966.
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Fifth: C.T. Loo, An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FLA, 1950, plate 31, no. 8.
Second: Columbia University, New York, February 1965.
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